I’m back in Bangkok after traveling to Dubai, London and Chicago. Recently, I’ve had a chance to check out the newly renovated Bamboo Bar at the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok. Just thinking about the Oriental gives me butterflies because I get so excited about all that they do!
Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of these high-end bars that boast about having the best mixologists in the city and charge exorbitant prices for something that’s good but not amazing. You already know what I’m going to say next, don’t you? The Bamboo Bar takes these other mediocre bars claiming to be the best and simply crushes them.
The drinks have so much care put into them you can simply taste the quality. Mirko Gardelliano is the man responsible for the amazing tastes at Bamboo Bar. He has put a great deal of work figuring out new drinks to create and optimize the brand new menu. I was seriously impressed with the work that has been done and what Mirko has accomplished. He is a true professional and quite the host.
Sure, you can drink like a fish and get hammered but this is a place you go to sit and enjoy each drop of your drink. They offer live jazz music and a very classic and relaxing setting which makes you feel like you’re in a movie. Pierre sampled a few different drinks and he has to say he enjoyed all of them so feel free to explore the menu at your leisure.
Maybe you start at the Bamboo Bar to have a drink and then go to dinner or have dinner and then come back for drinks afterwards. Either way, you must check this place out if you want to have an amazing experience.
Cocktails & Live Jazz
48 Oriental Avenue, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Phone: +66 (2) 659 9000